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Brazil – Urgent request to discuss Brazil’s gambling bill approved in Chamber of Deputies

The Chamber of Deputies has approved the request to deal with bill PL 442/91, which legalizes casino and other types of gambling in the country, as a matter of urgency. The decision means that the law can now be voted on without going through committee stage. Despite opposition from the evangelical caucus the request for…

Brazil – Brazil’s Gambling Bill to be separated into three sections

Deputy Felipe Carreras, who is serving as rapporteur of the drafting of the new version ofBrazil’s gambling legislation in the lower house, could divide the bill into three different sections. The working group has been given 90 days to update the text of  Bill PL 442 /91 which is itself an amalgamation of as many…

Brazil – Gambling could make up for Brazil’s corporate tax cuts

The rapporteur for the Senate Income Tax reform, Senator Angelo Coronel (PSD-BA) in Brazil has said that he is in favour of legalization of casinos in Brazil, as a way to increase federal tax collection for social welfare schemes. According to the senator, legalising gambling would also be a way to offset cuts in tax rates for companies,…

Brazil – Brazil President Bolsonaro set to veto gambling legislation

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has said he intends to veto the legalisation of gambling in Brazil. Despite recent moves in the Chamber of Deputies to update gambling Bill PL 442/91 so that it is enacted by the end of the year Bolsonaro said that that he would block it. Bolsonaro told press that supporters of…

Brazil – Brazil Senate could look at Gambling Reform Bill

The President of the Senate, Rodrigo Pacheco, said that, depending on the approval of party leaders, the senate may look at proposals that would liberalise gambling rules and allow for an expansion of the market. Among the many gambling laws up for debate in the senate is a bill that that would allow for integrated…

Japan – Japan’s casino timeline pushed back to second half of the decade

Casinos won’t be opening in Japan until the latter part of the decade following government revisions delaying the previous target date of 2025. Confirmation of the delay was made at a joint sub-committee meeting. The application window for local governments interested in hosting an Integrated Resort was recently delayed by nine months to October 2021….

Brazil – Brazilian senators drumming up support for gaming legislation

Brazilian senators, including Senator Irajá and the President of the chamber, David Alcolumbre, have discussed their support for legalisation of the gambling industry with casino executives this week. Senator Angelo Coronel meanwhile has been using the hashtag #LegalizarOsJogosSim, translating as ‘Say yes, to the legalisation of gaming’ on social media. He said: “At this time…

Japan – Prefectures offer mixed response to Japan’s delay to IR timeline

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted Japan’s central government to delay the application period for local governments wanting to be in the race for one of three Japanese Integrated Resort casinos by nine months. The initial application period from January to July 2021 has been replaced with a new window from October 1 2021 to 28…

Japan – Front runner for Japan’s Prime Minister role says casinos are ‘essential’ for tourism

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, who is running for the LDP in the Prime Ministerial election, has confirmed his belief that Japan’s attempts to launch integrated casino resorts is ‘essential’ for tourism in the country. Concern has grown over the future casino sector in Japan following Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to retire. He was…